Phu Quoc is a wonderful island to pamper yourself in! On the island, there is an array of wellness centers and spas that unwind your weariness and bad mood.
One of the highest-rated spas on the island is Le Spa, a boutique day spa, at Le Veranda Resort Phu Quoc. Completely rebuilt in November 2017, the brand new boutique spa occupies its own two-story building in a lush garden setting, featuring a covered yoga deck and 3 traditional French colonial treatment rooms, all with a refined French colonial ambiance.
A full body scrub will flush toxins, hydrate, refresh your body, increase blood flow to your skin to help it rejuvenate. Then massage therapies from Swedish, Thai, to Vietnamese will help you relax and revive from head to toe.
Not only adults but also kids can enjoy the body treatments. At La Veranda, a special treatment is designed to help children aged 4-12 relax their body and prevent hyperactivity. Mild and gentle virgin coconut oil is used to avoid possibilities of skin allergy. The light massage will give your kids physical and emotional pampering that they enjoy.
Ladies may be also keen on beauty care for skin, face, body, and nail. Extra courses for dry, acne and sensitive skins are on offer to help enhance blood circulation, alleviates excess skin surface cells, prevent the growth of acne, and balance the level of your skin. Waxing treatments and nail care are also popular choices of female tourists coming to Le Spa.
Three special treatments that are highly recommended are La Veranda Neuromuscular Treatment, King Gia Long Royal Warrior Treatment, and Anti-Stress Jet Lag Treatment.
La Veranda Neuromuscular Treatment
An intensely therapeutic deep tissue massage using the masseuse’s body weight with acupressure to aid in pain management as old injuries, trapped nerves or chronic pain is nursed back to full strength by flushing lactic acid and other metabolic waste from your muscles, allowing more oxygen-rich and nutrient- filled blood to flow in. Expect a deep and thoroughly relaxing massage. It relieves chronic muscle pains, restores proper alignment, and increases flexibility in problem areas and chronic spinal pain. A highly specialized and customized massage treatment including 4 to 5 sessions is recommended with each visit lasting between 2-4 hours using organic massage oils.
King Gia Long Royal Warrior Treatment
The 3.5-hour treatment costs 4,030,000 VND but worths the money. In the past, before becoming the first emperor of Vietnam, Gia Long often came to Phu Quoc Island to rest and recharge between battles. Crafted for the highly stressed individual, this luxurious Royal Treatment pays homage to one of Vietnam’s greatest warriors. Re-charge with 3-steps starting with a detoxifying scrub, followed by a customized deep-tissue massage with for back and muscle pains complemented with Vietnamese cupping to release trapped energies. End with an anti-aging facial to protect skin against oxidation.
Anti-Stress Jet Lag Treatment
This jet lag treatment is an ideal Welcome Ritual. A treatment comprising of full body work concentrating on back, neck, shoulder and foot reflexology to soothe the body and promote circulation after a long tiring flight. A soothing warm welcome to start your stay.
Consider These Information When Booking At La Veranda’s Le Spa:
– Advance bookings are highly recommended to ensure your preferred time and treatment is available.
– Arriving 15 minutes prior to your scheduled appointment will allow you time to fill in a consultation card and discuss any concerns you may have with spa consultants.
– Guests are asked to refrain from using mobile phones within the spa. Valuables and jewelry are best kept in your room’s safety box.
– Pregnancy: Inform the masseuse/therapist if you are pregnant so that the spa consultants can guide you in choosing treatments suitable for this special time.
– Health: Inform the therapist any health conditions, allergies or injuries, which may affect your treatment experience.
– Gentlemen are advised to shave prior to all facial treatments to ensure a maximum result.
– Cancellation: Four hours notice is required should you need to cancel or reschedule your appointment. A 50% charge will apply for cancellations of less than four hours notice and a 100% charge will apply for cancellations with no notice.
– All treatments include services charge and applicable government tax.
Aside from treatments you can book, Le Spa also offers wellness classes and activities including morning yoga by the sea, Vietnamese massage workshops, neuro-balancing analysis and private yoga sessions. All treatments make use of artisanal, organic products which are also available for purchase, allowing guests to take the wellness glow home with them.
Other Options To Consider
With tranquil beaches, salubrious sea air and year-round sun, Phu Quoc is truly the ideal Wellness and Beauty destination. Aside from La Veranda, there are numerous spas and salons range from inexpensive itinerant providers on the beach to high-end, world-class spas found in other luxury 5-star hotels.
Sitting on the beach, you’re likely to be approached by ladies offering on-the-spot massages and other services including mani / pedis and even hair removal. In most cases, these women are minimally trained with poor quality accessories, so it’s a case of you get what you pay for.
Day spas in Duong Dong include:
Galina Spa (Tran Hung Dao Street, tel: 0915571007) offers a unique mud bath experience although the accompanying massage gets mixed reviews.
Tranquility Spa (118/2 Tran Hung Dao Street) gets good customer feedback for their massages performed in a very basic home-like atmosphere.
Phu Quoc Day Spa (100/3 Tran Hung Dao Street) is viewed as a good alternative to the beachside massages. The quality of the massages can be hit-or-miss depending on the staff.
For a premium spa experience, another option is the recently opened Chanterelle Spa at JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay has wow factor for its whimsical décor by acclaimed designer Bill Bensley. The spa offers Ayurvedic treatments, wraps and facials among its services, but expect to pay premium prices. The resort is located on the southeast part of the island, a prohibitive USD25 round-trip taxi ride from Duong Dong.
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